Website Saskatoon Community Clinic
Permanent Full-Time, 1.0 FTE, 37.5 hours per week. All sites. Current: Westside
The successful applicant would primarily work out of our Westside location as part of the Connected Community Care Phase II strategy, an initiative focused on reducing the reliance on emergency department visits, and establishing a more robust interdisciplinary primary health care team with our partner organizations (Saskatchewan Health Authority, Saskatoon Tribal Council, & Central Urban Métis Federation).
· To provide professional mental health service and programs for an outpatient caseload working in close association with others in the interdisciplinary team.
· To provide assessments and counselling
· To establish and implement effective treatment plans for individuals who experience a disturbance in psychosocial functioning.
· To facilitate treatment program continuity by observing and assessing individuals’ response to treatment and implementing recommendations.
· To arrange for prescription renewals and may include the direct administration of prescription medication.
· To work with clients to facilitate reintegration to the community systems (e.g. family, society and vocational environment).
· To provide emergency call duty to your own caseload when available.
· Will have significant contact with other community resources.
· To provide meaningful educational service to other health care workers, community agencies and the public.
· Must be registered with the RPNAS or the SRNA.
· Level C, Basic Cardiac Life Support.
· P.A.R.T. Certificate preferred.
· Prefer a minimum of 5 years’ experience in clinical mental health nursing.
· Able to work independently as well as work as a team member.
· Knowledge of mental health across the life cycle.
· Understanding of the impact of mental illness on the client, family and community.
· Knowledge and compatibility with CHSA policy.
· Understanding of Health Promotion initiatives in Mental Health.
· Knowledge of the Nursing Process and interventions appropriate to Mental Health, including Suicide Risk Assessment.
· A working knowledge of the Mental Health Services Act and related legislation.
· Requires initiative and judgment to plan, implement, and modify treatment programs according to needs of individual clients and families.
· Must be bondable.
· Valid driver’s license and vehicle required.
· Demonstrates strong interpersonal and collaborative communication skills and attitude.
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